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Olympic champ Simone Biles says she was abused by doctor

Simone Biles watched as her friends and former Olympic teammates came forward to detail abuse at the hands of a now-imprisoned former USA Gymnastics team doctor. 566 more words

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Daily update: #RioZones phase 2 projects, January 2018

Day 1 (14 January) reflection, commentary and analysis

See the videocast below by Nikki and Seth who run through all the key observations from day one visits to the Prazeres favela, Downtown Rio, Olympic Boulevard and Porto Maravilha. 54 more words

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THE CARIFTA REGION’S FASTEST EVER FEMALE SWIMMER ARIANNA VANDERPOOL –WALLACE STARTS 2018 WITH TOP 20 PERFORMANCE IN THE 100 METRE FREESTYLE

Olympian Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace (Rio 2016, London 2012, Beijing 2008) of The Bahamas made a strong start for the calendar year 2018 with a Championship final appearance in the 100 metre freestyle. 234 more words

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#RioZones Phase 2 PhD Projects

Nicola Cade, PhD researcher, Anglia Ruskin University – see profile here.

The empowerment of social entities in Rio’s favelas through mega-event-led legacy initiatives

My project will investigate how the residents of Rio’s favelas have been impacted from Rio hosting mega-events. 263 more words

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#RioZones research project

Not long to go now! I’m just finishing up final preparations before I head out to Rio de Janeiro on Saturday for two weeks to conduct field research for my PhD. 99 more words

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About #RioZones Phase 1 and 2

#RioZones provides a portal into, and platform for emerging, published and real-time research into three specific areas related to major/mega/regional events and festivals. The project has arranged a collection of… 301 more words

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Sights and Scenes from Rio, part 3

… And it continues! More adventures from the Rio Paralympics. For a full record of my Games experiences, please visit my instagram account jamiejredman 238 more words